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Don Rickles Maxim

Maxim Interview

9 Sep, 2013

Rickles gives his thoughts on his brand of humor and what it takes to be a good insult comic:

There’s no trick; it’s an attitude. Even when I was in high school and the Navy, I was the guy who could rip somebody and they’d laugh at it. It’s nothing you can rehearse—it was just in my personality. By the way, I was nice to the people in the Philippines for the two and a half years I was there, because I knew eventually I’d have to kiss up to them so my grandchildren could have toys.